The Chaperone Experience

Today was one of the many field trips for the kids winding down to the end of the year. I went along as a chaperone, as I have many times before. This trip was to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and have ice cream from the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory. Let me tell you that walking across the Brooklyn Bridge …

House Guests

Living in a different country affords you the dubious privilege of all manner of house guests. Anyone and everyone you’ve ever known wants to come to stay with you and visit the new country. Of course there are certain people who are welcome anytime, any place, best friends and family.